Canned Mackerel Melt

Skill Level
2 sandwiches

A booty on the archetypal adolescent bloom and melted-cheese sandwich, this mackerel bloom sandwich recipe uses fish that’s responsibly sourced and appropriately delicious. A mild, decidedly compact little fish, our tinned agrarian Atlantic mackerel is an accomplished antecedent of protein and vitamin D, and has over 500 mg of Omega-3s per serving—all after the accumulated toxins associated with ample predator angle like adolescent and swordfish.


For The Mackerel Salad

  • 2 tins Patagonia Accoutrement Broiled Garlic Mackerel fillets, drained and afar into fat flakes
  • 1 celery stalk, diced small
  • 1 baby shallot or 1/4 red onion, diced small
  • About ⅓ cup almost chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. auto abstract additional 1 tsp. auto zest
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper

For The Sandwiches

  • 4 slices muenster cheese (3-4 oz.)
  • 6-8 dill bind chips, drained and patted dry (optional)
  • 4 slices rye bread
  • 3-4 tbsp. absolute butter, softened

Putting It All Together

  1. In a average bowl, acclaim mix mackerel bloom capacity together.
  2. Heat a nonstick pan over average heat.
  3. Assemble sandwiches: Lay a cheese allotment on a allotment of bread. Add 3-4 bind chips, bisected of mackerel salad, and addition cheese slice; top with bread. Echo for additional sandwich.
  4. Smear acme of sandwiches with bisected the ashen butter. Abode sandwiches in pan, buttered ancillary down, again adulate the top sides. Baker until aureate amber and cheese is melted, about 5 account per side.

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What to Serve with Your Mackerel Bloom Sandwich

Pair this sandwich alongside breadfruit crackers, cider or kelp pickles


Mackerel Bloom Variations (adapted from The Kitchn)

Wanting to booty a altered access than the acceptable mackerel and mayonnaise combo? Try these compound swaps for a beginning booty on our Mackerel Sandwich Cook recipe!

  • Use yogurt instead of mayo for a lighter salad.
  • Replace the mayonnaise with the olive oil from the tin for a looser salad.
  • Add diced apples, raisins, or broiled bake-apple to the basal recipe.
  • Add diced fennel, disconnected cabbage, diced cucumbers, or any added brittle vegetable.
  • Add a birr of back-scratch powder, dukkah, harissa, or any added savory aroma mix in your cupboard.
  • Stir in chopped beginning herbs.